State Economic offences Wing of Punjab Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) posted at police post Rohar Jagir, Patiala district red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5,000.

Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said ASI Darshan Singh was nabbed red handed on the complaint of Lakhmi Chand of village Budh Mohar in Patiala district.

The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the accused ASI was demanding Rs 10,000 to allow him to continue storing and selling of peddy straw at his own agriculture land.

After verifying his information, the vigilance team laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.

He informed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the accused at EOW, VB police station SAS Nagar and further investigation was under progress.

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